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splashdown in Space topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsplashdownsplash‧down /ˈsplæʃdaʊn/ noun [countable, uncountable]  TTSa landing by a spacecraft in the sea
Examples from the Corpus
splashdownThe choice of splashdown into the ocean rather than a land-based return was forced by the geographic position of the launch site.